Philosophers of the Enlightenment

Philosophers of the Enlightenment

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An introduction to the philosophers of the Enlightenment. Nine contemporary specialists lead the student through Enlightenment thought by looking at the lives and writings of individual philosophers such as Leibnitz, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Reid, Kant, Voltaire and more

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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 19.05mm | 275g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • index
  • 0748601473
  • 9780748601479

Table of contents

Introduction, Peter Gilmour; Leibniz and the fashion for systems and hypotheses, Stuart Brown; Boyle and Locke - on material substance, John Williamson; soft as the rustle of a reed from Cloyne (Berkeley), Stephen Clark; David Hume, Angus J.Mackay; common sense and enlightenment - the philosophy of Thomas Reid, R.F.Stalley; Kant, Murray MacBeath; Adam Smith - commerce, liberty and modernity, Christopher Berry; Voltaire, Peter Jimack; Charles Fourier - faithful pupil of the Enlightenment, more